And A Happy New Year

While the year’s not quite over and you can expect a couple more posts and podcasts before all is said and done, right now seems as good a time as any to look back on the year that was 2007. It was a big year for us and we hope you were there to share some of the memories, but in case you missed out or forgot, here’s how it went in the first (almost) year of the Soul Clap blog:

We’ll be back so soon with our top tunes of ’07 chart and podcast plus a look ahead to 2008.

Haunted Estate w/ Felix Da Housecat, Soulclap! & Hearthrob

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Felix da Housecat “Virgo Blaktro & the Movie Disco” record release party

Halloween Night, October 31st, 2007 // 10PM – 2AM
Haunted Estate
The Estate, One Boylston Place, Boston

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Visit the Haunted Estate for Halloween featuring Felix da Housecat, Soul Clap, and Hearthrob.

Felix Da Housecat
Chicago based two-time Grammy Award nominated DJ/Producer/Remixer and innovator of the Electro sound, Felix da Housecat is a true international superstar. This night will celebrate the release of his seventh artist album “Virgo Blaktro & the Movie Disco”.

With Soul Clap and Hearthrob

The Estate One Boylston Place, Boston

Anti-Pop – Another party we couldn’t go to…

Europe… I’m so jealous of you. You get to do what Americans always wish they can do; party all week long and listen to Techno in the backyard of the local castle, nize. For those of you who aren’t familiar, Portugal’s annual Anti-Pop Festival has grown from a one night experiment in 05, to a three day extravaganza with some of the worlds best electronic music in’07.

With names like Richie Hawtin, Ellen Allien and Apparat, Mathew Dears Big Hands, Gui Borrato, Octave One, Magda, Troy Pierce, Extrawelt, Paul Kalkbrenner, Gaiser, Hearthrob and Rui Vargas, its no wonder party monsters came out by the thousands.

Major sound, major lighting effects, major talent… Skys the limit when the sponsors finally see the big picture.

Thanks to some insider intellegence on Danceplanet.com, we’ve tracked down a bunch of video’s of the madness we all missed:

Video Report:

Dia 11 – Sabado
Extrawelt
[Video 1] [Video 2] LIVE TECHNO

Octave One [Video 1] [Video 2] [Video 3] O.G. DETROIT PA!!!

Invaders [Video 1] INSANE ABLETON/VIDEO
Rui Vargas [Video 1] [Video 2] PORTUGUESE LEGEND

Gui Boratto [Video 1] [Video 2] [Video 3] [Video 4] RECENT BREAKOUT SUPERSTAR

 

 

Dia 10 – Sexta-feira
Troy Pierce
[Video 1] [Video 2] NASTY MINIMAL TECHNO
Gaiser [Video 1] [Video 2]
NASTY MINIMAL TECHNO

Richie Hawtin [Video 1] [Video 2] [Video 3] [Video 4] [Video 5] [Video 6] NASTY MINIMAL TECHNO

Hearttrob [Video 1] [Video 2] NASTY MINIMAL TECHNO…

Hehehe… all nasty… I KNOW, right

 

 

Dia 9 – Quinta-feira
Mathew Dear’ Big Hands
[Video 1] MATHEW DEAR’S ROCK BAND

Ellen & Apparat [Video 1] [Video 2] [Video 3] ELLEN ALLIEN ON VOCALS

 

Episode 13: Live At Rascasse w/ Paulo

We played Le Rascasse in Monaco once and they loved it so much they brought us back again. This is the live recording from the second time (the first time we didn’t record, but this one was better anyway). It was 4 hours long, but we cut it down to the best 1.5 hours that covers the whole range from house to minimal to techno to classics to mersh and got all the Monegasque going crazy. Paulo also mixed part of it. Sorry, but there is no tracklisting for now.

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Monegros Desert Festival

On Saturday right before we left Europe we went to a festival in the desert outside Barcelona called Monegros. 40,000 people we’re there to wild out from 5pm Saturday til 2pm Sunday with 7 tents of TECHNO MUSIC. It was by far the biggest rave I’ve been to in my life.

Here’s Charlie’s play-by-play.
Click the links to see the videos. Here (Frequency 7 who played BANGING techno at like 9am) and here (Derrick May who beats it like no other) are 2 highlights that Charlie didn’t mention. You can also see my pics here.


Chazshabaz: <ding>
Sergio Santos: Rave!!!
Sergio Santos: You must be psyched
Chazshabaz: There playin deetron, dominic euylberg in 15. I’m gonna give you the play by play
Chazshabaz: Its too early for this shit. Maybe minimal.

Chazshabaz: Funk 1
Sergio Santos: Ak 47
Sergio Santos: Dominic will be ill
Sergio Santos: What’s funk 1 and what’s that pic of
Chazshabaz: Funkyion one big sound. Dom is nize got =) 5 euro!
Sergio Santos: word!
Sergio Santos: =D
Sergio Santos: Saw all the pics looks amazing

Chazshabaz: Ken ishii, got more 😉 and some funny stuff :p
Sergio Santos: <ding>
Chazshabaz: Geiser, got chocolate
Sergio Santos: Just sent you lineup for the whole night in every tent
Sergio Santos: Yeah I would stay there @ ishii and listen to dave Clarke after
Sergio Santos: ?
Sergio Santos: You get my email
Chazshabaz: Going to model 500
Chazshabaz: <ding>
Sergio Santos: Dave Clarke man!
Chazshabaz: Found yellow =) on ground

Sergio Santos: Nize
Sergio Santos: They don’t know how to mix though
Chazshabaz: Ha! Its tru
Chazshabaz: Met Molly
Sergio Santos: Its on now
Chazshabaz: Ha wee!
Chazshabaz: Snoop is late
Sergio Santos: Ha!
Sergio Santos: Of course he stoned
Chazshabaz: Dave Clarke, 140 bpm
Sergio Santos: Oh yeah
Sergio Santos: Bangin techno!
Chazshabaz: Troy prierce!

Chazshabaz: Life soundtrack
Sergio Santos: Jorvis live! Nize
Chazshabaz: Hell yeah
Sergio Santos: I can’t believe the party your @ right now
Chazshabaz: I can’t either bro
Chazshabaz: Its a circus

Chazshabaz: The orb



Sergio Santos: What!
Sergio Santos: Nize!!! =D
Chazshabaz: <ding>
Chazshabaz: Oops
Chazshabaz: Sven!
Sergio Santos: What!
Sergio Santos: Nize

Chazshabaz: Yes, of course
Chazshabaz: Sven oh sven
Chazshabaz: Derrick Carter is playing sexy back, my official worst DJ
Sergio Santos: Get outa threr
Sergio Santos: Wtf
Sergio Santos: Wack
Sergio Santos: What’s it almost 4 hawtin about to go on then hell in a bit
Chazshabaz: Autechure
Chazshabaz: Yup,
Sergio Santos: You skould are the website for that party next level partying
Sergio Santos: Yeah man there’s a bunch of stuff there I’ve never heard of that’s prob really cool
Chazshabaz: Time for Richie
Sergio Santos: Oh yeah
Sergio Santos: That will be amazing!
Sergio Santos: He’s the fucking man
Chazshabaz: Wha wa we wa!

Chazshabaz: Slam live it’s out of control!
Sergio Santos: Fuckin A!
Chazshabaz: Oh my god, my entire body is in so much pain
Sergio Santos: What up mushie!
Sergio Santos: <ding>
Chazshabaz: Ha
Chazshabaz: I think I’m a monster

Sergio Santos: Nice
Chazshabaz: The inside of my nose and ears are dark black from the desert dirt
Sergio Santos: What time did you leave
Chazshabaz: Right when Stacey pullen started 1030 am
Chazshabaz: I must purify myself in the waters of lake minitawnka
Sergio Santos: Did you are ino and Johnny fed
Chazshabaz: Missed it, I’d rather not talk about it
Sergio Santos: See ino and def?
Sergio Santos: Ha!
Chazshabaz: Its an 8 hour drive,
Sergio Santos: Jesus who’s drivin, ouch!
Chazshabaz: I feel like the dirties pair of socks you have waiting for laundry but forgotten about

Here are our top 3 tracks we heard at Monegros (that we have)

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Phil Kieran – I Think I’m A Monster DOWNLOAD
As played by Sven Vath of course. It’s on his label, Cocoon Recording’s new compilation that you can get here.

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Aardvark – Cult Copy (2000 And One Mix) DOWNLOAD
As played by the one and only Derrick May at 8am.

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Deetron ft. DJ Bone – Life Soundtrack (Radio Slave Remix) DOWNLOAD
As played by DJ Hell. Deetron is on fire right now so buy his music here.

Episode 12: Poolside In Monaco

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So this is the live mix from the bikini fashion show we played our first night in Monaco. It’s only 40 minutes long but captures the poolside vibe perfectly and has some of our favorite jams that might never make it on another mix on it. I Want Your Sex was a last minute selection by Mr. Monaco himself, so give him his props cause the ladies love it. Also, pics are up from some of our gigs out here.

Tracklist
George Michael – I Want Your Sex (Rhythm 1 Lust)
Blondie – Rapture (Disco Mix)
Chromeo – You’re So Gangsta
Toney Lee – Reach Up (Dub)
Stevie Wonder – Love Light (SCLAP’s Fuel Injected Dub)
Tracey Thorn – It’s All True (Escort Extended Remix)
Black Joy – Moustache
Ron Hall & The Muthafunkaz – The Way You Love Me (Dim’s T.S.O.P. Version)
D-Train – Keep On
Song from a CD the organizers gave us?

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Not coming back…

soul clap poolside
Monaco is great. Tonight we play Nice. We’ll have mixes and more pics up when we get a minute.

Euro Tour ’07

Tuesday 26th June
Banana Moon Fashion Show @ The Monte Carlo Country Club’s Pool
7PM

Wednesday 27th June
Bar Pure – Nice
10PM-2am

Thursday 28th June
La Rascasse – Monaco
11pm-5am

Friday 29th June
Club Odace – Nice
11PM – 5AM

Soul Clap at Odace Nice France

Soul Clap at Odace Nice France

Saturday 30th June
Private Villa Party – Monaco Heights
11PM – 11 AM